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Woman Arrested for Attempting to Pass Contraband to Inmate

Cassandra Nicole Conklin
Posted at 2:58 PM, Jun 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-24 14:01:01-04

JACKSON CO., Fla. (WTXL)--A woman is arrested for trying to sneak contraband to an inmate.

Jackson counties deputies say Sunday 28-year-old Cassandra Nicole Conklin was visiting an inmate.

Phone conversations showed she would be bringing in K-2 or synthetic marijuana and cigarettes.

Officers with the Apalachee Correctional Institution removed Conklin from the visiting room and requested to search her vehicle.

she allowed the search and admitted there was contraband in it. She had her two children with her.

They found the marijuana and Newport cigarettes that tested positive for methamphetamine in her van. She was arrested and taken to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

The Department of Children and Families was contacted.

Conklin was charged with introduction of contraband into a state institution, possession of a controlled substance, synthetic marijuana (K2), and possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. Conklin was transported to the Jackson County Correctional Facility to await first appearance.